KDnuggets™ News 14:n20, Aug 6

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  • 18 essential Hadoop tools - Aug 1, 2014.
    Hadoop tools develop at a rapid rate, and keeping up with the latest can be difficult. Here we detail 18 of the most essential tools that work well with Hadoop.



  • BAT: China's Three Big Data Leaders - Aug 5, 2014.
    We examine the "three big mountains" in Chinese Internet and Big Data industry: Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent (together called BAT), and look into their different strategy and focus.
  • Guidelines for statistical education - Jul 31, 2014.
    Data science has grown in importance to the point where statistics education should begin to integrate data science into the core statistics curriculum, as opposed to treating data science as a separate strand.



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Academic and Research positions


Top Tweets

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Aug 1-3 - Aug 4, 2014.
    Open Source #DataScience Masters plan, with courses from Coursera, Stanford, edX;
    Book: Data Classification: Algorithms and Applications;
    Markov Chains, key #MachineLearning technique, nice visual explanation;
    Data Science with #Python: Part 1.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 30-31 - Aug 1, 2014.
    What are the differences between Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, etc; Where do the most romantic US singles live?
    7 signs you're too smart for the job? Not a #BigData problem;
    Guidelines for statistical education.
  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 28-29 - Jul 30, 2014.
    Data Scientists are among the highest-paid professions;
    Top countries with $1B Internet firms;
    Key paper on #DeepLearning: Dropout;
    KDnuggets Free Pass to Strata Conference + Hadoop World, New York.


Where do most romantic singles in the US live ? Michigan is the most romantic state, and Vermont is a close second. KDnuggets Interview: Thomas Levi, PlentyOfFish on What does Big Data tell us about Romance